Books tagged: skiing

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If I Die, Please Bring Cheesecake To My Funeral
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,980. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Women's health, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
(4.50)
In an effort to get in shape and rid herself of the insidious muffin top, Donloree Hoffman puts down the cheesecake and picks up a gym membership. Join in the crazy misadventures as she fights the battle of the bulge and barely lives to tell about it.
Second Soul
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,960. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Horror » General
Michael Carmichael was a normal man—until the careening downward plunge of his life culminated in a near-fatal skiing accident. He should have died in the icy waterfall where he crashed, but he became the exception to the rule no being was ever meant to break. Now Michael is not quite a man, nor is he alive or dead. His image in the mirror is inexplicably, but undeniably, different.
Amazing Travel Experiences - 15 more stories from one world traveller hoping to provide little inspiration for your next travel adventure
Price: Free! Words: 33,390. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
When Ian Usher put his "life" up for sale on eBay in 2008, he had no idea where life's adventure was going to take him next. Asked many times in interviews, "What will you do once you have sold your life?", his usual glib response was, "Anything I like, really!" This book details a few of the amazing and unusual experiences found during two years of travel and adventure after the eBay auction.
Shut Up and Ski: Wipeouts, Shootouts and Blowouts on the Trail to the Olympic Dream
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,650. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Murphy's Law meets the Olympic dream in this spirited account of the challenges, misadventures and injuries that beset the US Ski Team in one year leading up to the 1988 Olympic Games. Not-so-brave rookie downhill racer Olivia Sharp and her band of strong-willed yet woefully inexperienced teammates vie for coveted Olympic team spots while coping with a coach who wishes he could trade them all in.
Surf and Ski Dawg's Almost Daily Devotion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,140. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Devotional
(5.00)
This book stretches the typical devotional boundaries, because, let’s face it, life doesn’t always go by the rules. Most devotionals are like breath mints: sweet and practically fluffy; they certainly have their place. But this one is more visceral and as the title suggests, full of surf and skier’s slang.
Crown of Creation: 2046 - Two Nations, One Murder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,690. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.25)
It is 2046, 20 years after the Second Civil War. A skier is killed in Telluride, Colorado, now part of the Republic of Franklin. Adam Henry, a Denver detective, investigates. His quest for the killer brings him back East where he encounters the elusive terrorist organization, the Crown of Creation. Who killed the skier, and why? And how has America changed?
The Winds of Glenhoolie
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,430. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Past and future collide for journalist Claire when wind turbines threaten the Castle Glenhoolie landscape, and when she falls for long-legged, broad-shouldered Alec Kincaid. He, too, is intrigued by this refreshingly open lass... until he learns she is here for a story. Can they each reconcile the demands the past makes of the present, to find their future in the winds of Glenhoolie?
Tranquility Freeriders
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,500. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Tranquility Moonbase Chief Jennie Spenser has a problem. Not only does she have to deal with emergency transport but she has to manage some lively trainees who are convinced that skis may be the answer to her problem…including Marty and Melanie's daughter Bess.
Baby Boomer
Price: Free! Words: 6,540. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Growing up in the '50s in rural Ontario is a rich, learning experience. This autobiography takes you through the swinging 60s and my life as a single mom in the 70s and 80s. It's a beautiful life.
Biff America: Steep, Deep, and Dyslexic
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 41,130. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A wonderfully funny mix of Andy Rooney and Garrison Keillor. Biff America poignantly writes what the American people need to know. Through it all, Biff America has a gift for revealing the uplifting realities of modern life and, sometimes, his humor will make you blow beer through your nose.